Apple scraps plans for iPhone 13 mini

Apple has reportedly scrapped plans to release a smaller version of its upcoming iPhone 13.

For years, consumers have been asking for a high-end iPhone in a smaller size, like an iPhone SE without the home button, and last year the company delivered with a 5G-enabled iPhone 12 mini.

Although the device was met with overwhelming praise from consumers and technology critics, it now seems the model has been discontinued.

The 5.4-inch smartphone was hoped to become a permanent fixture to Apple’s iPhone lineup, but according to reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the company has reportedly abandoned plans for a new mini model.

According to his notes, Apple will release 6-inch and 6.7-inch Pro devices, as well as a low-end 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch model.

The news follows reports that Apple has struggled to sell the iPhone 12 mini – so much so that the company shifted production on the device to alternative iPhone 12 models, like the flagship and the iPhone 12 Pro.

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